The United Way of Lamar County announced today the recipients of this year’s scholarship awards.
The first is James Miller, an Eagle Scout, who wrote the winning essay on how he had benefited from a UWLC Partner Agency, the Boys Scouts. The Boys Scouts are one of the original four partner agencies in Lamar County that received funding back in 1943. Mr. Miller will be attending A&M University in College Station in the fall.
Bryson Cosio is the recipient of the CTE Scholarship. It is the first year that the United Way of Lamar County has offered this scholarship. Mr. Cosio will enroll in Paris Junior College’s Electrician program and plan to become a Journeyman Electrician.
It is the third year that the United Way of Lamar County has run a scholarship program that is open to all high school seniors in Lamar County. For more information on programs offered by the United Way, call 903-784-6642 or visit www.lamarcountyuw.org.